Britain cannot keep up with Russian military advances head of Army to

first_imgHe will tell the Royal United Service Institute: “The time to address these threats is now – we cannot afford to sit back.” Britain is struggling to keep up with Russian military advances, the head of the Army will say on Monday as he makes the case for more funding. Gen Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the General Staff, will say Vladimir Putin’s aggressive modernisation of Russian forces means the Kremlin already has battlefield abilities that the UK would find difficult to match, and that we risk falling further behind.center_img Gavin Williamson, the Defence Secretary, is currently involved in an ongoing Cabinet fight with the Treasury to avoid cuts to the Armed Forces. But the intervention from Sir Nick…last_img

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